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Live Music. Door Prizes. Dance Competitions. Karaoke. We got it all! It’s our annual Holiday Bash on Saturday Decmber 21, 2019.

Dress your festive best and come join us at Ben and Sheri’s THIRD SATURDAY SWING for a night of great music, fun dancing, awesome people, and good times!

===== LOCATION

American Legion Post 13
131 N. Marengo Ave
Pasadena CA 91101

===== THE STATS

8:00pm – 9:00pm: Complimentary Beginning Lesson/DJ’d Music
9:00pm – 12midnight: Live music with Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five, feat. Hilary Alexander
Special Event Admission: $20
Late Night: $10 after 11:00pm

===== THE MUSIC

Every year we are very proud and honored to bring you LIVE
Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five, feat. Hilary Alexander

One of the best swing bands for dancers in the WORLD, and I mean THE WORLD. They are flown all over the world to play the biggest events and we are blessed that they are based here in Los Angeles and as accessible as they are for us So.Cal dancers.

So come take advantage and enjoy some of the best live swing music around. Band starts at 9pm.

===== THE FESTIVITIES

Besides the music and the venue, we will have a few more TSS “trademarks”. Most notably, the return of our “Holiday Music” Mix and Match dance competitions, featuring a heavy dose of very danceable holiday music during the competition. With of course the extra special trademark TSS prizes and holiday treats. And of course remember to dress your festive best.

===== THE COMPETITION

Amateur Mix and Match Competitor Level Guidelines
* Newbie/Beginner/Intermediate
* Never made it to finals of any swing dance contest
* You’re ready to bring your best!

Advanced Mix and Match Competitor Level Guidelines
* Intermediate/Advanced and above
* You’ve made it to finals in a swing dance contest
* You’re ready THROW DOWN

In the spirit of dividing the levels up, please enter the competition appropriate for your dance level. If you’re not sure which one to enter, please feel free to ask us beforehand or that night at the registration desk and we’ll be happy to help.

Each competition will be limited to 15 leads 15 follows. First come, first register. Sign up begins 8:30pm

$5 competition entry fee per person.

9:45pm: AMATEUR MIX AND MATCH

* One heat to determine placements
* 3 to 5 songs, partners rotate randomly each song
* Judged as individuals

10:00pm: ADVANCED MIX AND MATCH PRELIMS
* One heat prelims to determine finals
* 3 to 5 songs, partners rotate randomly each song
* Judged as individuals

11:10pm: ADVANCED MIX AND MATCH FINALS
* Partners rotate randomly once prior to dance
* One warm-up all skate
* Spotlight Jam (two times through 16×8)
* Judged as a couple

12midnight: Awards

===== PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

For you public transportation folks, we are a two minute walk (about 2 blocks) from the Memorial Park Gold Line Station. Easy access for those taking public transportation.

===== PARKING

Lots of parking (on the surrounding streets for free, nearby parking garage with kiosk and attendant for $5). Make sure to check out the comprehensive parking map and directions:

http://thirdsaturdayswing.com/location/

===== WHAT ELSE?

* Complimentary lesson with Ben Yau and Jasmine Cheung

* Door prizes

* Complimentary snacks

* Comfy lounge to socialize, chat, set your stuff down, etc.

* The venue is easy walking (few blocks) to Old Town and Paseo Mall. Whether self-indulgence or visiting us from out of town (or both), make a day of it and come early and check out the shops, restaurants, cafes, a movie at the Arclight @ Paseo, and other fun stuff. Not to mention, most afternoons on the Third Saturday you can also get Balboa practice and guidance with the Pasadena Balboa & Jam.

===== CODE OF CONDUCT

Please note our code of conduct here. All attendees must comply with the code of conduct

http://www.thirdsaturdayswing.com/code-of-conduct/

===== THANK YOU TO OUR PRIZE DONORS

LindyGroove
Strutters’ Ball
Do Something Blue
First Saturday Swing

===== SEE YOU THERE

Thank you patrons and supporters!! We appreciate you!

Hope you can come join us (and every third Saturday each month) for a night of great music, fun dancing, awesome people, and good times!